Gov Final Review - Gov Final Review Unit 4 1. Candidates...

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Gov Final Review Unit 4 1. Candidates are selected for each party in the primaries, campaigning and such happens, voters go and vote then their state places its electoral votes based on the votes by the electorate, president who receives 270 electoral votes wins 2. National convention- each major party holds a convention in the summer before an election year, this is when the presidential and vice-presidential candidates are announced for each party 3. President must be declared disabled by (1) writing to congress that he is unable to fulfill his duties or (2) the vice-president and a majority of the cabinet must inform congress in writing of any inability. If these occur, Vice-president takes power until the President recovers. If the President dies Vice- President succeeds. 4. 4-year terms, eligible for re-election one time, if someone serves less than 2 years the term does not count against them, maximum of 10 years, critics argue that the 2-term rue is undemocratic because it places a limit on the peoples ability to choose freely, also argue that a single 6 year term would eliminate campaigning in the second part of the first term and allow the big man to focus more on Presidency. 5.
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2012 for the course UGS 302 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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Gov Final Review - Gov Final Review Unit 4 1. Candidates...

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